2000 in Ireland

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2000
in
Ireland

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Decades:
See also: 2000 in Northern Ireland
Other events of 2000
List of years in Ireland

The following lists events that happened during the year 2000 in Ireland.

Incumbents

Events

February

April

May

July

  • 6 July – the Intoxicating Liquor Act, 2000 came into effect abolishing the so-called "holy hour" between 2 pm and 4 pm on Sundays when pubs had been forced to close their doors.[2]

December

Arts and literature

Sport

Association football

Shelbourne won the double of the League of Ireland Premier Division and the FAI Cup for the first time in their history. They then knocked out Macedonian side Sloga Jugomagnat in the first round of the UEFA Champions League qualifiers. Their 1–0 win in Skopje was the first away win in a European tie by a League of Ireland side for eighteen years. Rosenborg of Norway knock Shelbourne out 4–2 on aggregate in the second qualifying round.

Gaelic games

Golf

Births

Deaths

January to June

July to December

See also

References

  1. ^ "Discovery Of R.M.S. Carpathia". Titanic-Titanic.com. 23 September 2000. Retrieved 2012-03-16.
  2. ^ Licensing law regime Hayes Solicitors, July 2000.
  3. ^ "Clinton arrives in Belfast". RTÉ News. 12 December 2000. Retrieved 18 March 2011.

External links

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